christof meile
Associate Professor
110G Marine Sciences Bldg
Office Phone:  (706) 542-6549
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Ph.D. 2003, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands

M.Sc. 1999, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, USA

Dipl. Nat.wiss. 1996, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland

Research Emphasis:

Reactive-Transport Modeling and Biogeochemical Cycling 
bioturbation, microbial metabolism, in silico microbial models and upscaling, nutrient dynamics and human impacts at the land-ocean interface, salt marsh carbon and groundwater dynamics, iron cycling and redox oscillations, hydrothermal vents, oil spill impacts

Christof Meile's Selected Publications

Hollibaugh JT, Carini S, Gürleyük H, Jellison R, Joye SB, LeCleir G, Meile C, Vasquez L, Wallschläger D.  2005.  Arsenic speciation in Mono Lake, California: Response to seasonal stratification and anoxia. Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 69:1925–1937.
Meile C, Berg P, Van Cappellen P, Tuncay K.  2005.  Solute-specific pore water irrigation: Implications for chemical cycling in early diagenesis. Journal of Marine Research. 63:601–621.
Haese RR, Meile C, Van Cappellen P, De Lange GJ.  2003.  Carbon geochemistry of cold seeps: methane fluxes and transformation in sediments from Kazan mud volcano, eastern Mediterranean Sea. Earth and Planetary Science Letters. 212:361–375.
Meile C, Van Cappellen P.  2003.  Global estimates of enhanced solute transport in marine sediments. Limnology and Oceanography. 48:777–786.
Meile C, Tuncay K, Van Cappellen P.  2003.  Explicit representation of spatial heterogeneity in reactive transport models: application to bioirrigated sediments. Journal of Geochemical Exploration. 78:231–234.
Koretsky CM, Moore CM, Lowe KL, Meile C, DiChristina TJ, Van Cappellen P.  2003.  Seasonal oscillation of microbial iron and sulfate reduction in saltmarsh sediments (Sapelo Island, GA, USA). Biogeochemistry. 64:179–203.
Koretsky CM, Meile C, Van Cappellen P.  2002.  Quantifying bioirrigation using ecological parameters: a stochastic approach. Geochem. Trans. 3:17–30.
Meile C, Koretsky CM, Van Cappellen P.  2001.  Quantifying bioirrigation in aquatic sediments: an inverse modeling approach. Limnology and Oceanography. 46:164–177.